1. F

    D3/4 procedure requirements

    Hello all, I am a current D2 and was wondering about the requirements for clinical procedures once I enter into the clinic my 3rd and 4th year? Basically, how many of each procedure (rough estimate/a few examples) are we supposed to carry out to ensure that we meet the appropriate requirements...
  2. K

    Moving from Clinical psychology to school psychology

    I am a NY state licensed psychologist working within OMH for 10 years and was wondering how I could transition into school psychology. I read some of the requirements but I can’t find anything on what the requirements would be for someone who is already licensed. My degree is in clinical...
  3. pookey123

    Changes in Graduation Requirements

    How have your programs adjusted their graduation requirements? How much experience do you think you'll graduate with? Here is what Tufts has done as an example: (attached) Also, what percentage of students in your class plan to do residencies? I think it is over 50% for my school this year...
  4. chunkyfilms

    Where can I take a Biochemistry Lab?

    I'm registered to take a 3 credit Intro to Biochem lecture, but I'm looking to add a lab in the future just in case I need it. The school I'm taking it at doesn't offer a lab at all. They're going to start offering a 4 credit Biochem course during the winter but it will still just be a lecture...
  5. M

    Dental schools statistics/ private schools

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone have dental schools statistics data that could share with me (for instance school names/ requirements/ gpas/ volunteering.. etc.... and also all private schools in the US (that are easier to get it than other schools) I would greatly appreciate your help
  6. D

    Graduation requirements and % of students staying after graduation

    Hello all, Just wanted to get a sense of your schools' graduation requirements and what is the most difficult category to complete. At Detroit Mercy (formerly UDM) crowns are proving to be a tough one this year with the 144 fourth years requiring only 8 each to graduate but many still...
  7. pillowfighty

    Work Experience as EMT Required?

    Went to my pre-med club meeting with a presentation on how to apply to medical school. The president of the club said that it's becoming more prevalent that you need to have work experience as an EMT or a CNA as a definite requirement, not just clinical volunteering. Just wondering if this...
  8. ChicPharmDee

    Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE).

    Hey, everyone! So I start my first year of Pharmacy school next semester, but I am not certified at as a Pharm Tech. Honestly, it's super hard getting pharmacy jobs without the license, and I have yet to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. I wanted to know how easy (or...
  9. F

    Upper Division Bio Classes Requirement?

    It seems a good number of schools accept AP Bio credit as long as you take upper division bio courses along with it. Do these upper division courses have to be lecture + lab courses, or is only a standard lecture-based course okay?
  10. mdfaithful

    Pre-requisite Coursework before matriculation

    Hi everyone! I was blessed to have one acceptance from that one interview that I have received in this cycle. I am extremely grateful and am living in absolute bliss. As much as I am enjoying this unbelievable event in my life, I have been making sure to see if I have anything I should complete...
  11. K

    Online micro prereq?

    I graduated and currently studying for the DAT using bootcamp. My school didn't offer a second micro class that is a prereq for UW (my in state dental school) so I need to take it online. My original plan was to do the online class after acceptance and before attending to save money and time if...
  12. D

    Requirements and Questions for Students at Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine

    Hi! I was recently told that Case Western is changing a lot of things in their dental school. I'm really considering this school so if anyone can help me out with these questions, that would be wonderful! 1.) What are the clinical requirements for graduation? Number of crowns, restos...
  13. N

    New Mexico vet tech requirements

    Hello, I’m a tech in Arizona (does not require certification or license) and I’ve been having a hard time figuring out of New Mexico is the same. I don’t have money for school to get my certification and don’t want to change professions so I want to stay in a state that allows me to be a tech or...
  14. S

    Engineer becoming a Doctor help!!

    I am currently entering my sophomore year in college as a Electrical and Computer Engineering major. I love my major and school, I have an academic scholarship that covers my 4 years, I have a 3.7 GPA, but I don't see any bio courses and barely any chem. I am not sure what all the requirements...
  15. TotalMHCmismatch

    SOS: LOR writer won't respond

    So here's my situation: I submitted AMCAS already, with 1 non-science and 1 science letter already in (+ research, + clinical volunteering, + leadership letters). HOWEVER, my other science letter writer has not responded to me in the past month, since I gave him the link to the AMCAS letter...
  16. futuredentistakh

    Should I apply to some of the schools, although I don't meet all of their requirements?

    For example Harvard says you have to have a minimum of 3.0 in all of your classes, but I have a few 2.5. Or half the schools require Anatomy, I have never taken this, should I still apply? Thank you for your answers.
  17. squirrelnutkin

    Microbiology Lecture/Lab Requirements

    Hi everyone, Hoping someone out there will have some insight into this situation. At my undergrad, bio majors were required to take an advanced senior lab. My lab was Microbiology. On my transcript, the course is named Microbiology Lab. It was a 3-credit course w/ 1 hour lecture and 5 hours...
  18. T

    Applying to Schools where Letter of Rec. Requirements are not met

    Hello, I have submitted my primary AMCAS application and have received a secondary application from every school that I choose to apply to. There are a few schools were I do not meet their letter of recommendation requirements(I only have one science professor of the two that they require). I...
  19. M

    Online Classes Questions

    Hi all! I am new on here so I am sorry if this isn't exactly how you're supposed to do things. I have a few questions about online courses and how they will be perceived by medical schools. I am planning on taking two online courses over the summer from UC Berkley. I want to take microbiology...
  20. AcornFactory

    Which classes qualify as "college level math"?

    Math is not my area. It never has been. Obviously I know I'll need to be proficient enough to succeed in physics, chem, and two semesters of "college level math" in order to get into most med schools; but I'm honestly not 100% clear on what qualifies as "college level". College algebra? Pre...
  21. Football823

    University of Maryland English

    Hi, I was wondering how strict the english pre-requisites are for Maryland's english courses. They require 2 english courses that are both writing intensive. I have 2 english courses, however, neither are writing intensive. I do have other classes including a composition class and 3 labs that...
  22. freedoctor17

    Do I need Ochem 2 lab for med school?

  23. C

    Biochem Lab for med school?

    Most of the posts I've seen on this forum are from a while ago so I was wondering if anything changed. Is it biochem WITH lab generally a requirement for med school? A lot of my premed friendsd seem to be taking biochem lab though I'm not sure why.
  24. M

    PhD/PsyD Biology Advice

    Hey everyone! I'm a freshman just starting out in my school's Psych department, and I'm hoping to apply to PhD programs eventually. I was hoping someone could shed some light on the amount of bio that grad programs like to see. The only *required* bio course for the degree program is "any...
  25. L

    Compiled Sheet

    Hi everyone, I used to have a very nice excel sheet with all the dental schools (in the US), their average DAT, and GPA scores, price, and required prerequisites. Unfortunately, I lost my entire computer to some red wine (the motherboard won't even spin) and along with everything else, I lost...
  26. Toothout

    Compilation of DAT minimum requirements ("cut-offs")

    :) stuff with blank answer is because I haven't been able to find any source of info. Hey guys, Below is a mini compilation that I did. Hope it helps the people that are preparing to apply or just curious about minimum scores. UAB: "We advise to retake the DAT if 17 or below. A score of 17...
  27. N

    William Carey COM

    Hello, I received notice that I still need to take an "English" course. They are quite strict on the course be titled English and not simply a course which requires intensive writing. Would be worthwhile to take an additional class to get an interview at this school? I'll add that I already...
  28. A

    Online Classes and Med School.

    Hey, Is true that medical schools prefer traditional classes over online courses? Some of the schools that I have been looking said that they don’t accept online courses. I don’t know if this is an academic integrity thing or just preference. I like online classes, I don’t have to worry about...
  29. N

    Other OT-Related Information Older Hopeful Student: Confused and Questioning!

    Hi, all! I'm 40 and never graduated college. When I was 17-20 I dabbled and half arsed some community college. Didn't get many credits and had a terrible gpa. I'm without skills, without a degree and just now coming to the realization that I'm not a kid and don't "have plenty of time" to...
  30. Peritwinkle

    How many hours is "enough"?

    Hello everyone! This is my first time posting on this forum; I've been reading a lot of threads lately as a guest, which has been so helpful in figuring out the process to get into vet school, so thank you everyone for sharing your experiences and being such a resource for us newbies! :happy...
  31. JenTheNurse

    Pre-requisites from a Community College

    So a little back story I am American and my husband is Canadian, we're living in the states right now and I'm getting my undergraduate here in the states in nursing. transferring my nursing credentials up there is no issue, dealing with the visa process is no big deal (as well as something for...
  32. RedDevil202013

    A question regarding the application process

    Hey all, I have a question regarding the requirements for the application. I am planning to take the DAT mid-late July next summer and planning to apply as soon as I get my score. But, I am not taking physics 2 and Biochem till my senior year (both pre-dental requirements) Would that affect my...
  33. F

    US Pre Med Student intending to go to Australia for Medschool

    Hi, I'm am an international Pre-Med student in America and I plan to go Med School in Australia. I wanted to know what the prerequisites are for the schools there? I have looked up the requirements on their websites and what I found out was that most of the schools require a high GPA and MCAT...
  34. B

    Biochemistry requirement help!

    Hi, so I'm currently a junior and I'm applying this June. I took all the required classes except for biochemistry, which I was planning to take it in Fall quarter of my senior year. Will taking biochem after applying affect my chances of admission to dental school? Will it delay any interviews...
  35. S

    nontrad paramedic w bs bio, ms mgmt ... chances??

    I'm hoping for some candid advice.... I'm wondering the real chances of pursuing this undying medical field passion as a career ... or finding other ways to fulfill the physical passion. I'm a 33yr old single mom w an 11yr old son and 6yr old daughter. I had my son days before my senior year...
  36. F

    Romania Application Help

    I'm from the US, and I want to start med school in Romania during the fall of 2016, I just graduated from high school. Is there anyone that can help me with applications? and what is the GPA requirement for Romania's medical programs?
  37. RedDevil202013

    Major and GPA concerns

    Hello there all! This is my first post on here, I am currently an undergrad sophomore who's planning to get into dental school. My Major is currently a BA in Biological Sciences and Have oGPA: 3.88 and sGPA : 3.61. Do you think that these numbers are good enough so far to get into dental school...
  38. C

    Do I need to take a second quarter of calculus?

    Long time lurker, first time poster. I am currently in my first year of undergrad at a community college. My community college runs on a quarter system and this quarter I took Calc 1. I know a lot of medical schools require math, and some require one semester of calculus. Because my college...
  39. M

    Please help, disabilities, vision requirements for specialties?

    Hey there, I am currently a senior year undergrad planning on attending medical school. I have an optic nerve condition with which I was born and it does not appear to be getting any worse overtime. However, my eyesight is only corrected to 20/70 in left and 20/60 in right eye. From what I've...